Associations to the word «Porch»


PORCH, noun. (architecture) A covered and enclosed entrance to a building, whether taken from the interior, and forming a sort of vestibule within the main wall, or projecting without and with a separate roof.
PORCH, noun. A portico; a covered walk.
PORCH MONKEY, noun. (idiomatic) (offensive) (ethnic slur) A lazy black person.
PORCH MONKEYS, noun. Plural of porch monkey

Dictionary definition

PORCH, noun. A structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats